Plymouth Medical Library

Collection History
Collection Management
Educational Resources
Visiting Us
Contact Us

The Collection may be used by healthcare staff, students, schools and interested members of the public at the discretion of the Project Support Team and by appointment only.

Opening hours are Monday – Friday 9.00 to 16.30. (Telephone: 01752 439111 or e-mail: )

We have a duty of care to protect the Collection, much of which is fragile, rare or unique, so we hope visitors will understand our need to make certain conditions around access.
For further information please see Conditions of Use
If you wish, you can print and use the forms below ready for your visit.

Access Request Form
Item Request Form


Unfortunately we cannot permit photocopying or scanning as this can damage the volumes. There are over 100 images of illustrations available for download from this web-site. However, if you would like alternative images, or copies of text, we offer a digital reproduction service.  For further information please see: 

Digital Image Reproduction Service
Image Request Form

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Plymouth Medical Society Historic Collection, Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital, Derriford Road, Plymouth. Devon PL6 8DH.